International Cinema Specialization

MSCH-F 311 Media History: Japan on Film

(3 cr.) CASE S&H

P: One of MSCH-C 213, MSCH-C 207, TEL-T 205, or TEL-T 207, with a grade of C- or higher; or consent of instructor. Surveys the historical development of mediated communication suggesting linkages between the past and present. Examines a variety of time periods and media forms: telegraphy, telephony, radio, television, and computer communication. Credit given for only one of MSCH-F 311 or TEL-T 311.

MSCH-F 392 Media Genres: Local/Global Video Art: Analog and Digital Interventions from Here to the Asia Pacific

(3 cr.) CASE A&H

P: MSCH-C 101 or CMCL-C 190, or consent of instructor. Topic varies. Analysis of typical genres, such as westerns, situation comedies, documentaries, etc. Problems of generic description or definition: themes, conventions, iconography peculiar to given genres. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in MSCH-F 392 and CMCL-C 392.

MSCH-F 394 History of European & American Films II: Cosmopolitan Challenges: Contemporary European Cinema

(3 cr.) CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Survey of European and American cinema since 1927. Particular attention paid to representative work of leading filmmakers, emergence of film movements and development of national trends, growth of film industry, and impact of television. Credit given for only one of F394 and CMCL-C 394.

MSCH-F 398 National and Transnational Cinemas: Chinese Cinemas

(3 cr.) CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Historical survey of major national cinemas. Subject varies. Topics include Brazilian cinema, British cinema, Chinese cinema, French National cinema, German film culture, Indian cinema, and Italian cinema. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in MSCH-F 398 and CMCL-C 398.

MSCH-F 398 National and Transnational Cinemas: East Asian Cinema and Media

(3 cr.) CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Historical survey of major national cinemas. Subject varies. Topics include Brazilian cinema, British cinema, Chinese cinema, French National cinema, German film culture, Indian cinema, and Italian cinema. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in MSCH-F 398 and CMCL-C 398.

MSCH-F 398 National and Transnational Cinemas: African Cinema and Politics

(3 cr.) CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Historical survey of major national cinemas. Subject varies. Topics include Brazilian cinema, British cinema, Chinese cinema, French National cinema, German film culture, Indian cinema, and Italian cinema. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in MSCH-F 398 and CMCL-C 398.

MSCH-V 401 Senior Seminar in Media: Film and Revolution

(3 cr.)

P: Senior standing and consent of instructor. Study of problems and issues in rhetoric and communication. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in MSCH-V 401 and CMCL-C 401.

MSCH-F 413 Global Villages: Media Screens and Global Frames

(3 cr.) CASE S&H

Electronic media’s role in altering perceptions of time, space, locality, and identity. Explores changing economic, political, and cultural relations in the global media environment. Topic varies and may include global media events, transborder information flows, cultural differences in media forms and practices. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in MSCH-F 413 and CMCL-C 413.

MSCH-F 445 Media Culture and Politics: Film and Propaganda

(3 cr.)

Examines the role of media in the political process. Topic varies and may include censorship and free speech, social movements, politics of representation. May be repeated with a different topic for a maximum of 6 credit hours in MSCH-F 445 or CMCL-C 445.

MSCH-F 394 History of European and American Films: French Cinema

(3 cr.) CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Survey of European and American cinema since 1927. Particular attention paid to representative work of leading filmmakers, emergence of film movements and development of national trends, growth of film industry, and impact of television. Credit given for only one of F394 and CMCL-C 394.

FRIT-F 222 Francophone Media Studies

(3 cr.) CASE A&H, CASE GCC

Study of the concepts of medium/media and mass media as they appear in the Francophone World, based on specific case studies and theoretical readings. Exploration of the ways in which Francophone people constantly interact with media in North America, Europe and Africa in a digital age.

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